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Dedicated to Clinical Practice Clinical Education Clinical Research George N. Papanicolaou 1883 -1962 PSC Annual Business Meeting 2018 March 17 th, 2018 Pacific Rim 2 Room, Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel 4: 00 – 5: 00 P. M. Vancouver, BC Canada
Welcome David Chhieng M. D. President Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology
Secretary’s Report Momin T. Siddiqui MD
PSC EB Nominations Position of Member at Large – 1 (2018 -2021) Nominees for Members at Large – 3 Andrew Field M. D. Oscar Lin M. D. Aylin Simsir M. D.
PSC Election Results n Member at Large n Election Results Andrew Field M. D. n 32 % of the membership voted (49% of the votes )
PSC Executive Board 2018 n President David Chhieng M. D. (2017 -2019) n President-Elect Matthew Zarka M. D. (2017 -2019) n Treasurer Britt-Marie Ljung M. D. n Members-at-Large n Claire Michael M. D. (2 nd term, 2017 -2019) n Andrew Field M. D. (2 nd term, 2018 -2021) n Lester Layfield M. D. (1 st term, 2016 -2019) n Binnur Onal M. D. (1 st term, 2017 -2020) n Esther D. Rossi M. D. (1 st term, 2017 -2020) n Fernando Schmitt M. D. (2 nd term, 2016 -2019) n Laura Tabatabai M. D. (2 nd term, 2016 -2019) n Emilio Madrigal M. D. (Ex-officio, 2018 -2020) (2 nd term, 2017 -2019) n Secretary Momin T. Siddiqui M. D. (2 nd term, 2017 -2020) n Past President Tarik Elsheikh M. D. (2017 -2019)
Constitution and By-laws Committee n Momin Siddiqui (chair), Tarik Elsheikh, Claire Michael, Laura Tabatabai, David Chhieng n Committee Meeting – October 07, 2017. n The Junior member will be not an officer or have an appointment as a member of the PSC board of directors, but will serve as an ex-offio and attend the PSC EB meetings. n The Junior member will not be a voting on agenda items which arise at the PSC EB meetings. n No PSC by-laws revision is needed at this time, until further discussion by the EB. n The process of nominating/selecting the junior member needs further discussion by the EB.
Ex-officio Junior Member EB Position n It is my pleasure to announce the additional of a 2 -year term ex-officio junior member executive board position. n To be eligible for this position, the candidates should be a PSC junior member at the time of application. Junior membership is defined as any individual with a doctorate or doctorate-equivalent degree who is actively engaged in formal residency, fellowship or equivalent training n PSC secretary will solicit nomination of eligible and interested candidates from both PSC regular and junior members till Dec 15 th 2017. Self-nomination is encouraged. n PSC nominating committee would then contact nominees to determine their interests and solicit their CV and personal statement of interests and to address the following 3 questions n Why they would like to serve on the PSC executive board? n What kind of skill, knowledge, and experience would they bring g to PSC and the executive board? n What kind of goals would they like to achieve during his or her 2 year term with the PSC executive board? n The deadline for submitting the application is Jan 1 st 2018.
Ex-officio Junior Member EB Position n The nominating committee would then narrow the candidates to 2 -3 nominees and submit their names to the executive board for consideration n The executive board would then vote on these candidates submitted by the nominating committees to decide on the winner. The winner will be announced in middle of January 2018. n The newly elected ex-officio junior member EB position would begin his or her term after the PSC business meeting held at the upcoming USCAP meeting in Vancouver BC in March. He or she would also be invited to attend the executive board meeting held at the upcoming USCAP meeting in Vancouver BC.
Ex-officio Junior Member EB Position - Applicants n Emilio Madrigal DO - Cytopathology Fellow Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA. n Sean P. Ricciardo MD - PGY 1 AP/CP University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM n Catherine J. Roe MD – PGY 2 AP/CP Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
Ex-officio Junior Member PSC Executive Board 2018 -2020 n Emilio Madrigal DO - Cytopathology Fellow Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA. The PSC executive board vote 100%.
Treasurer’s Report Britt-Marie Ljung MD
FINANCIAL ACTIVITY SUMMARY JANUARY 1, 2017 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2017 BEGINNING OF YEAR BALANCE SHEET ASSETS (CASH BALANCE) as of 12/31/2016 $5, 252. 42 LIABILITIES as of 12/31/2016 NONE INCOME Membership dues $23, 582. 71 Gift from Zubair Baloch $ 200. 00 (PSC reception) Gift from Tarik Elsheik $ 200. 00 (PSC reception) Gift from Momin Siddiqui $ 200. 00 (PSC reception) Gift from Eric Suba $ 1112. 78 (for Amber Donnelly, Don Simpson, and PSC reception) 2017 Total Income: $ 25, 595. 49 US/Mexican members: price $160; cost $110; net revenue $50 less transaction fees Canadian member: price $170; cost $115. 00; net revenue $54. 50 less transaction fees ROW members: price $200; cost $170; net revenue $30 less transaction fees
FINANCIAL ACTIVITY SUMMARY Year Membership Cash Balance at End of Year 2017 130 $ 8, 319. 06 2016 139 $ 5, 252. 42 2015 129 $ 3, 481. 81 2014 122 $ 10, 032. 51 2013 160 $ 17, 062. 52 2012 204 $ 20, 437. 30 2011 135 $ 15, 543. 09 2010 256 $ 16, 671. 93 2009 235 $ 26, 907. 39
2017 TOTAL INCOME: $ 25, 595. 49 EXPENSES Wiley $17, 492. 20 2017 PSC AV equipment $805. 38 2017 PSC cocktail reception $1551. 66 Visual Flair Design (website) $1005. 00 ICPI $150. 00 Bank Fees $476. 83 Illinois Secretary of State $ 36. 00 Illinois INCORP Services, Inc $ 99. 00 Travel expenses for Amber Donnelly $563. 38 Travel expenses for Don Simpson $349. 40 2017 TOTAL EXPENSES: 2017 NET INCOME: END OF YEAR BALANCE SHEET ASSETS (CASH BALANCE) as of 12/31/2017 LIABILITIES as of 12/31/2017 $22, 528. 85 $3066. 64 $8319. 06 NONE
Scientific Program Committee Lester Layfield MD
Scientific Program Committee Lester Layfield (Chair) Andre Moreira David Chhieng Michelle Reid Matthew Zarka Liron Pantanowitz Zubair Baloch
USCAP Annual Scientific Session 2018 Cytopathology of the Head and Neck: It’s more than just the thyroid gland
Diagnosis of Salivary Gland Tumors: A Cellular and a Pattern Based Approach E. Diana Rossi, MD, Ph. D Division of Anatomic Pathology and Histology Catholic University “Agostino Gemelli” School of Medicine Rome, Italy
Cystic Lesions of the Head and Neck: A Cytopathologist’s Perspective Zubair Baloch, M. D. , Ph. D Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
HPV and p 16 Testing: Implications for Head and Neck Cytopathology Justin Bishop, M. D. Department of Pathology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX
Defining Risk Assessment of Salivary Gland Lesions on FNA and Small Biopsy Specimens Raja R. Seethala, M. D. Department of Pathology University of Pittsburg, PA
American Society of Cytopathology 65 th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Pancreaticobiliary Guidelines: Update on Pancreatic Cystic Lesions and Duct Brushing Specimens Martha B. Pitman, MD Lester J. Layfield, MD
ASCP Annual Meeting 2018 Baltimore, MD Oct 3 -5, 2018 Cytologic Diagnosis “Atypical” – Criteria and Controversies: A Case Seminar Bill Faquin: Salivary Gland Christopher Vanden Bussche: Urine Cytology Michelle Reid: Pancreas Lester J. Layfield: Pulmonary
2018 PSC Business Meeting 2017 Scientific Program Committee Zubair Baloch, MD (chair) Matthew A. Zarka, MD Rana Hoda, MD Susan D. Rollins, MD Esther Diana Rossi, MD, Ph. D Nicole A. Massoll, MD Andre L. Moreira, M. D. , Ph. D. Liron Pantanowitz, MD Deb Chute, MD Tarik Elsheikh, MD David Chhieng, MD
2017 USCAP PSC Companion Meeting The Current State of Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration: Considerations, Discussions and Conclusions • Cytomorphologic Thresholds for Classifying Thyroid FNA Specimens as “Suspicious and Positive for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma"- Tarik Elshiekh, MD • Understanding the Current ATA Guidelines for Thyroid Nodule Management and their Impact on The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytology (TBSRTC)- Jeffrey Krane, MD • Next Generation Sequencing and Thyroid FNA; Utility, Implementation and Pitfalls- Marina N. Nikiforova, MD. , Ph. D • Proposed Modifications and Updates for the Thyroid Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytology from an International Panel. William C. Faquin, MD, Ph. D
USCAP 2017 PSC Meeting Evaluations • Total positive responses for speakers and content >95% - total evaluations submitted 107 (98% pathologist, 1% trainee, 1% other) • Evaluations: – Was the program content current and evidence-based? – Yes 100% – Were the handouts appropriate, current, and did they correspond to the actual slide presentation? - Yes 95% – Overall, did this activity meet its educational objectives? Yes-96% • Faculty Evaluations: – Overall, was this a high-quality presentation? 94 -99%
2017 ASCP Annual Meeting – Chicago PSC Sponsored Session Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Companion Session: Surprises & Conundrums During the Daily Practice of Cytopathology: A Case Seminar Faculty Guliz Barkan, Christopher Griffith, Momin T. Siddiqui, Andre Moriera & Lester Layfield
ASCP 2017 Companion Session Evaluations Average Evaluation Score 4. 5 – 4. 7 (scale of 1 -5) What did you find valuable, or how did you benefit from this activity? . Apply some of the key differences in criteria to better differentiate cytology findings and improve my interpretation. . Expand my differential. Lots of information shared and will try to remember some of the pearls shared when evaluating different types of cytology specimens in the clinical practice setting. . I really appreciate the handouts. Interesting cases
International Scientific Program and Relations Committee Zubair Baloch MD (Co-Chair) Fernando Schmitt MD (Co-Chair)
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING 2018 International Scientific Program and Relations Committee Fernando Schmitt
International Scientific Program and Relations Committee Zubair Baloch (Co-Chair) Fernando Schmitt (Co-Chair) Andrew Field David Chhieng Binnur Önal Mauro Saieg
International Scientific Program and Relations Committee • This committee will focus on developing companion scientific programs with international pathology societies and organizations. • It will also foster strong relationships with pathology organizations as well as organizations which focus on providing/improving the quality of much needed basic cytology screening services and education.
2017 Meetings Organized
Multimodal Approach to Cytopathology Diagnosis: More Norm Than a Rarity Multi-Faculty Session Sponsored by Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Moderators: Zubair W. Baloch, MD, Ph. D, Fernando Schmitt, MD, Ph. D. Scheduled for Tuesday June 12 th, 2018 Today’s screening techniques have led to frequent discovery and sampling of lesions of various organs systems, causing a rapid rise in the number of fine needle aspiration specimens, a routine part of cytopathology practice. The cytopathologists are not only required to provide morphologic interpretation but to also incorporate the up to date knowledge of molecular events responsible for the pathogenesis of many of these neoplastic proliferations. Therefore, it is no surprise that the cytopathologist being the keeper and interpreter of limited tissue samples plays a crucial role in the clinical team to manage patients according to the current management and therapeutic standards. In this session the faculty with expertise in various organ systems will provide a focused update on the classification schemes, diagnostic terminologies and diagnostic modalities that are crucial in keeping up with the current standards of managing various routinely encountered pathologies in everyday practice of cytopathology. Program Agenda: Topics and Faculty Moderators: Zubair Baloch, MD – [email protected] upenn. edu Fernando Schmitt, MD - fernando. [email protected] pt
The committee already contact the organizers and scheduled our satellite symposia with IAC.
Future Sessions in Progress The committee is in contact with the organizers for PSC companion sessions: • Latin American Society of Cytology to organise a Tutorial in Latin America • 8 th national cytology congress – Turkey which is going to be held at Aegean University in Izmir, Turkey
Membership Committee Claire Michael M. D. (Co-chair, USA & Canada) Esther Diana Rossi M. D. (Co-chair, International)
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Claire Michael (Co-chair, USA and Canada) Esther Diana Rossi, MD (Co-chair, International) Angelique W. Levi, M. D. Tamar Giorgadze, MD Momin Siddiqui, MD Beatrix Cochand-Priollet, M. D Michael Yang, MD
Membership 2017 • Total Members 2017 : 130 Members + 1 emeritus/fellow USA (110), Canada (5), Australia (3), Belgium (1), Brazil (2), Italy (1), Switzerland (1), Luxembourg (2), Finland (1), Germany (1), New Zealand (1), Turkey(1), Spain (1); 1 emeritus/fellow Previous years • Membership 2016 - 139 Members • Membership 2015 - 129 Members • Membership 2014 - 122 Members • Membership 2013 - 160 Members • Membership 2012 - 204 Members • Membership 2011 - 135 Members • Membership 2010 - 256 Members • Membership 2009 - 235 Members
3. 2. 2018 83 paying members
Membership Committee Charges 1. Flyer distributed at the 2017 Meetings and international meetings in different countries 2. Having Sponsorized the USCAP 2017 PSC Evening Companion Meeting ( San Antonio, USA) 3. Communication with membership regarding PSC initiatives and announcements 4. Membership updates for renewal of membership 5. Draft of a letter for renewal of membership 6. Evaluation of the paying members
Membership Committee • Our committee focused on distributing the society flyers with all the cytological and pathological societies and organizations • We foster these flyer distribution with pathology organizations in order to increase memberships • We evaluated the number of paying members
Membership Committee • We prepared a letter and contacted previous members who are/were not renewing their membership • We prepared a letter and contacted members of the commettes who are/were not renewing their membership
Membership Committee Possible ideas • Our major goal is to assure that, as happens for ALL the scientific societies, members who want to be lively and active part of the society, regularly pay the annual fee • we can suggest/propose PSC activities in the different national/international meetings on social media • Stronger interaction with the social media committee to promote the society
Awards Committee Dr. Martha Bishop Pitman, Chair Dr. Britt-Marie Young Dr. Andrea Abati Dr. Fernando Schmitt Dr. Claire Michael
Nominations • Awards Committee submitted two potential candidates for each award to the Executive Board for selection by the Board • LC Tao Educator of the Year Award • Yolanda Oertel Interventional Cytopathologist of the Year Award • Lifetime Achievement Award
LC Tao Educator of the Year Award: Zubair Baloch, MD, Ph. D • Dr. Baloch received his medical degree from Liaquat Medical University in Sind, Pakistan. After receiving his Ph. D in 1991 he joined the pathology residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, followed by fellowships in surgical pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York and cytopathology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Baloch is currently a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at UPenn. He has authored more than 170 peer reviewed publications in leading pathology journals, and book chapters and monographs; he has delivered numerous lectures, workshops and short courses both at the national and international meetings including ASC, USCAP, ASCP and CAP. Dr. Baloch has also served as the chair of the terminology and morphologic criteria committee of the NCI sponsored thyroid FNA initiative which led to the development of “Bethesda Thyroid FNA Classification Scheme” and is currently serving as a member of core group of Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology. Dr Baloch also served as the member of the core group for renaming of the non-invasive follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma to NIFTP. • Dr. Baloch has been an active member of the USCAP, PSC, ASCP, CAP, AACE & ATA since 1997. Dr. Baloch is a past president of Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology (PSC), he has also served on the PSC executive board and as chair of the PSC scientific program committee for 3 terms. His current role in PSC is the member of the PSC companion society committee and has been instrumental in developing programs for PSC companion programs at both national and international meetings, including ASCP, EFCS and IAC.
Yolanda Oertel Interventional Cytopathologist of the Year Award: William Geddie, MD • Following medical school and anatomical pathology training, completed in at the University of Toronto in 1983, Dr. Geddie has divided his career between community hospital and academic practice. Initially inspired in fine needle biopsy cytology by Torsten Lӧwhagen at the Karolinska in Stockholm, cytology gradually became the sole focus of his practice and for the last 15 years he has practiced as a clinician-teacher cytopathologist at University Health Network Toronto. His interests span the promotion of fine needle biopsy cytology, with or without ultrasound guidance, as a cost effective diagnostic modality in resource limited settings to utilization of cytometric, immunophenotypic and molecular methods in cytology at the other end of the resource spectrum. He is particularly interested in the cytomorphology of lymph nodes and has lectured widely on the topic in Australasia and Africa and co-authored a book, “Lymph Node and Spleen Cytohistology”, with Dr. Andrew Field, Sydney Australia. A passionate microscopist, Dr. Geddie is a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society, and pursues the elusive personal goal of eventually taking the perfect photomicrograph of a cytology sample.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard De. May, MD • Richard (Mack) De. May is an internationally renowned educator and cytopathologist and the author of several texts that are widely used in pathology residency programs across the United States and abroad, including The Art & Science of Cytopathology (now in its second edition), Practical Principles of Cytopathology, The Pap Test, and Cytopathology: The Book of Cells. He has served on the editorial boards of five pathology journals, including the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, and served as editor of Theory and Practice of Cytopathology, published by ASCP Press. He also served on the ASCP Proficiency Testing and Assessment Committee and the ASCP Reference Publications Committee. He has lectured extensively, nationally and internationally, on the subject of cytopathology. Both the American Society of Cytopathology and ASCP have recognized him for excellence in education. He was awarded the prestigious ASCP Mastership recognition by the ASCP. Dr. De. May got his start 1976 when he earned his MD degree from Northwestern University (now Feinberg) Medical School in Chicago and went on to do his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He subsequently completed a fellowship in cytopathology under the direction of William J. Frable, MD, MASCP, at the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) in Richmond, Va. He served on the faculty at MCV for two additional years before becoming Director of Cytopathology at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1983. Beginning in 1990, he served for four years as Director of Cytopathology at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston. In 1994, he became Professor and Director of Cytopathology at the University of Chicago. Dr. De. May retired from his medical practice at the end of 2014. He plans to pursue his long-time interest in art and art history. He holds a certificate in painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Research Awards Committee Liron Pantanowitz MD
Research Committee Thank you for evaluating Committee Liron Pantanowitz (Chair) abstracts for the resident award at USCAP Stephen Schmechel Sarah Bean Scott Anderson Fadi Salem Sara Monaco David Chhieng Quisheng Si
Research Awards: Pathologists in Training n 117 total abstracts submitted to judges
Research Awards: Pathologists in Training First place award: Abstract # 1480 Impact of Racial and Ethnic Differences on the Accurate Classification of Thyroid Nodules Using Thyro. Seq Next. Generation Sequencing Israa Laklouk MD Boston University Medical Center
Research Awards: Pathologists in Training Second place award: Abstract # 1881 Application of PD-L 1 Antibody Clone SP 263 on Paired Fine Needle Aspiration Smears, Cell Blocks and Surgical Specimens of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Hongbo Wang MD Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas
PSC Website Committee USCAP PSC Business Meeting March 4, 2017
PSC website report Andre L. Moreira MD, Ph. D
Monthly history Month Unique visitors Number of visits Pages Hits Bandwidth Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017 Sep 2017 Oct 2017 Nov 2017 Dec 2017 Total 8, 950 8, 617 9, 862 8, 808 9, 282 8, 796 8, 248 7, 494 6, 797 7, 645 7, 582 6, 395 98, 476 17, 708 16, 922 19, 383 18, 000 21, 672 16, 890 16, 053 15, 252 13, 078 15, 488 15, 221 13, 012 198, 679 143, 967 62, 535 55, 814 55, 602 92, 043 62, 255 56, 821 46, 519 55, 789 42, 043 63, 737 41, 499 778, 624 266, 016 180, 678 202, 375 174, 216 243, 409 179, 506 163, 435 165, 674 164, 828 162, 781 187, 794 157, 234 2, 247, 946 15. 82 GB 14. 66 GB 16. 50 GB 16. 02 GB 19. 53 GB 14. 12 GB 13. 58 GB 15. 10 GB 13. 70 GB 14. 24 GB 15. 70 GB 12. 89 GB 181. 85 GB
Site of visit • Over 50 countries • US- 31, 403 users • Philippines – 7, 296 users • Israel- 3, 743 users • China, Canada, Brazil, Italy, Russia and India- over 1, 000 user each country • ALL continents represented
What are the visitors interested in • Atlas of Thyroid images • Guidelines • FNA video • members
Updates and discussion • The page is updated with current leadership positions • There are links to Facebook and Twitter page • There was discussion to use the website to publish our Focus news • Needs to update our case of the month! • Suggestions?
Education and Training Task Force Laura Tabatabai, MD
Education and Training Task Force Members Laura Tabatabai (chair) Madge Eseuba Diane Grunnes Manju Harshan Eric Huang Rita Abi Raad Carlie Siegel Zezong Zhang
Education and Training Task Force Charges § The Committee evaluates the effectiveness of the overall PSC CME & CE Programs in coordination with the scientific program committee § The Committee is also responsible for reviewing the evaluations from the PSC educational activities and relaying any topics, changes, or improvements for the overall CME Program to scientific program committee. § The members of this committee are also responsible for soliciting educational content for pathology trainees (residents and fellows) for the PSC newsletter.
Education and Training Task Force § Working with Scientific Program committees to review evaluations of all programs offered by PSC at USCAP and other companion meetings. § Working with the PSC Newsletter and Website Committees to prepare timeline and guidance on content material.
Education and Training Task Force– current and future directions § Work with the PSC President and respective Committee Chairs to facilitate: § Access to and review of evaluations of all programs offered by PSC at USCAP, other PSC companion meetings § Development of guidelines and timeline for PSC Newsletter content and coordination with Website Committee for content posting § Preparation and evaluation of content for online pancreaticobiliary atlas for the PSC
PSC Cocktail Reception LOCATION: Oceanview 2 Room, Pan Pacific Vancouver Hotel 5: 00 – 7: 00 pm - after the PSC Business Meeting